Definition of teapot
: a vessel with a spout and a handle in which tea is brewed and from which it is served
Recent Examples of teapot from the Web
The latest tempest in a teapot began in the mouth of SEC analyst Booger McFarland, who told Sirius XM NFL Radio's Ross Tucker that Newton wasn't especially well-liked by his Carolina Panthers teammates, and is not considered a leader.
Debi Gajewski of Niles, chair of the event, served as moderator and displayed a small portion of her collection of more than 200 teapots at the event.
Among them: Jeeps, aircraft and tanks, as well as such items as a silver teapot bearing Adolf Hitler's initials and Col.
Her choice of execution was less bloody – arsenic in a teapot.
After being wooed by OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Iran, as well as trading giants including Trafigura Group and Glencore Plc, teapots have seen their appeal fade over the past year.
And then there was Caroline Kennedy, also clad in Kawakubo: a tiered, floral dome that might have best been left to warming a teapot.
Start with the matsutake mushroom soup, a teapot of the earthiest broth west of Kyoto.
Clever details like the space on an asymmetrical coffee saucer meant to hold an amaretto cookie, the hexagonal napkin ring that won’t roll off a tray table, and the tip-proof ceramic teapot will make eating and drinking in midair more enjoyable.
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First Known Use of teapot
TEAPOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teapot for English Language Learners
: a pot that is used for making and serving tea and that has a spout and handle
TEAPOT Defined for Kids
Definition of teapot for Students
: a pot for making and serving tea
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